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Abergavenny Museum and Castle

Castle Street, Abergavenny NP7 5EE, Wales
+44 1873 854282
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I didn't know there was a castle here and sadly didn't have time to check it out fully but there... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
What a charming place and friendly staff

I had some time to spare and was wandering around the town and stumbled across this little gem... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2017
Francesco G
London, United Kingdom
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Castle Street, Abergavenny NP7 5EE, Wales
+44 1873 854282
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

I didn't know there was a castle here and sadly didn't have time to check it out fully but there seemed to be a lot standing still and the grounds were great.

Thank filligirl
Reviewed 23 August 2017

I had some time to spare and was wandering around the town and stumbled across this little gem. Some lovely views across the valley and great little exhibitions. The local guy looking after the place was a fount of knowledge and really added character to...More

3  Thank Francesco G
Reviewed 16 August 2017

FREE! What a very very good place to goofball the family. Punic, children trail, lovely grounds and castle, xcellent maintenance, PLUS a brilliant museum, all FREE. An absolute must.

2  Thank grandinio
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Abergavenny Castle provided a perfect backdrop for post ceremony Champagne and canapes and unique wedding photographs

1  Thank lisajune2017
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We never actually got inside the castle grounds. We had our dog Molly and weren't allowed. As responsible dog owners we find it hard that in this day and age we aren't allowed in this type of place. I don't blame the facility and those...More

Thank Sue63D
Reviewed 28 July 2017

This imposing castle is impressive and well worth visiting as is the castle's museum located in the hunting lodge built in 1819 on top of the motte. I could appreciate the claim made on the well positioned information panels located around the castle site that...More

2  Thank Rhys J
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

One of the many Norman castles in Wales. Not easy to see from the main road but easily accessed from the town with parking either at the castle itself or in the town short stay car park. Worth a visit, yes. Worth a detour....no.

Thank Calum M
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Well presented for a ruined castle with lots of explanatory notices around the site. The museum has a good exhibition of local rural home life in the area

Thank finian29
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Excellent cheap day out (Free parking nearby & free entry) for the family. Very informative information boards that helps take you back in time. The ruins were quite fun to visit but it didn't take much time at all - This isn't suitable as a...More

Thank JmTng
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Visited these ruins in the morning before museum opened. easy poking , good signage boards around the castle walls and towers gave a good understanding of what and why. Well worth a visit, no charges !!

Thank Sandy B
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